Serum and Tissue Leptin Levels in Relation to Psoriasis vulgaris Severity

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Background: Psoriasis is a chronic inflammatory T-cell-mediated skin disease, with a preponderance of type 1 cytokines that contribute in the induction and persistence of the inflammatory process. Leptin, a peptide hormone secreted mainly from the adipocytes of white fat is known to regulate a wide range of biological responses. Recently, leptin has been… (More)

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